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Representative Jim Dotson (R)

P. O. Box 651, Bentonville, 72712

Representative Jim Dotson (R)
Phone: 479-644-0740
Phone:
District: 93
District:
93
Seniority: 72
Seniority:
72
Occupation: Account Executive, Telecommunications
Occupation:
Account Executive, Telecommunications
Church Affiliation: Christian
Church Affiliation:
Christian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Bentonville City Council Alderman; First Term House 2013
Public Service:
Bentonville City Council Alderman; First Term House 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - SCHOOL DISTRICT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - TREATMENT PROGRAM AND MEDICAID EXPENSE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION FOR HOLDERS OF INSURANCE POLICIES.
TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO REFORM THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS REVENUE STABILIZATION LAW OF ARKANSAS.
TO REVISE THE ARKIDS PROGRAM.
TO ALLOW FOR TRANSFER AND REPLACEMENT OF PERMANENT SEMITRAILER REGISTRATION.
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TEACH AN ELECTIVE COURSE ON THE ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES AND NEW TESTAMENT.
TO REQUIRE DRIVER EDUCATION AND TESTING CONCERNING USE OF A HANDHELD WIRELESS DEVICE FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION; AND TO REQUIRE DRIVER EDUCATION AND TESTING CONCERNING TEXTING AND DRIVING
TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR SERVICES OF A NUTRITIONIST OR DIETITIAN.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS EDUCATION HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.
ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
CONCERNING THE FEE REQUIRED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
TO REQUIRE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH AND SAFETY CLASSES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY.
TO AMEND THE TIME OF DAY FOR SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS.
CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF ARKANSAS LAW AND UNITED STATES LAW.
TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE AND PROMOTE COMPETITION BETWEEN COMPANIES THAT OFFER HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN ARKANSAS.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE SELF DEFENSE ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING PROJECTS UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS AMENDMENT 82 IMPLEMENTATION ACT.
TO ADDRESS SPECIAL ELECTIONS, MILLAGE ELECTIONS, AND SCHOOL ELECTIONS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE; AND TO ADDRESS FILINGS BY INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FOR STATE OFFICES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE WAITING PERIOD FOR AN ABORTION.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF CORRECTIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE OFFERING OF PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE TO CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE LOW INCOME PATIENT CARE ACT.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING HEALTH EDUCATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF A COMPANY OFFERING HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS IN ARKANSAS; CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS, DEDUCTIBLES, AND RELATED CHARGES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC PRAYER.
THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC PRAYER AMENDMENT.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING EXTRAORDINARY SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AFFIRMING TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE AS DEFINED IN AMENDMENT 83 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND FEDERAL DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT AND SUPPORTING THE FEDERAL DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO PERMIT A REWARD TO A STATE EMPLOYEE WHEN A COMMUNICATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS WHISTLE-BLOWER ACT RESULTS IN A SAVINGS OF STATE FUNDS.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A PRIVATE CLUB PERMIT APPLICANT IN A DRY TERRITORY TO OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY OR COUNTY GOVERNING BODY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE PERMITTED OPEN CARRY ACT.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO REMAIN IN THE WORKFORCE; AND TO REMOVE THE EARNED INCOME LIMIT ON MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RULE MAKING BY AGENCIES; TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL IMPACT STATEMENTS BE FILED WITH ALL RULES; AND TO REQUIRE WRITTEN FINDINGS FROM THE AGENCY WHEN A SUBSTANTIAL FINANCIAL IMPACT EXISTS.
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
TO PROHIBIT A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM RESIDING WITHIN TWO THOUSAND FEET OF A PRIVATE PARK.
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL STUDENT ABSENCES FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS BETWEEN GRADES ELEVEN AND TWELVE FOR COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING.
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO UTILIZE READINESS CENTER RENTAL INCOME FOR EXPENSE RECOVERY AND UNIT MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION EVENTS.
TO EXTEND CERTAIN PAROLE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN ACT 570 OF 2011 TO INMATES WHO WERE CONVICTED BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT (30%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS ARE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
THE ARKANSAS FIREARMS FREEDOM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF A LETHAL INJECTION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Committees

Committees